Bulgaria, US Wrap up "Bulgarian Panther 2008" Joint Military Drills

Politics | October 15, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0
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The results of the Bulgarian Panther 2008 joint military drills of the Bulgarian and the US armies will be presented Wednesday before Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov and the Commander of the US Army in Europe General Carter Ham.

As part of the concluding ceremony the Bulgarian and US forces located at the Novo Selo Training Area in southeast Bulgaria will stage demonstrations of tactical military operations.

The Bulgarian Panther 2008, which started on September 1, aimed at increasing the compatibility between the two armies necessitated by the joint missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

A total of 1200 soldiers are taking part in the drills including 300 from the Bulgarian party and 900 from the US joint operations forces in Europe.
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